29 May 2008,
Price realised HKD 150,000
Estimate HKD 80,000 - HKD 120,000
ROLEX, "OYSTER CHRONOMETRE - CENTREGRAPH" REF. 3462
EXTREMELY RARE, STAINLESS STEEL MANUAL-WINDING SINGLE-BUTTON CHRONOGRAPH OBSERVATORY WRISTWATCH
CASE NO. 161501, CIRCA 1939
Calibre 10 1/2''', 18 jewels, superbalance, the two-tone silvery dial with Arabic numerals, outer one-fifth minute track, in two-part case, brushed and polished, domed crystal, finely milled bezel, screw-down back and crown, chronograph pusher in the band, stainless steel Rolex buckle, case, dial and movement signed
Diameter: 29 mm.
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To the best of our knowledge, no more than 50 examples of the Centregraph were produced, and available only in stainless steel.
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